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"You Are Amazing!" Donald Trump Wrote To Harry Reid In 2010

That's it. That's the entire letter, which Reid's office provided on Sunday after Trump said Chuck Schumer is "far smarter" than Reid.

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Reid had just won a hard-fought re-election against Sharron Angle. Trump had given $4,800 to Reid's campaign.

On Sunday, Reid's office provided the letter to BuzzFeed News after Trump had tweeted that incoming minority leader Chuck Schumer is "far smarter" than Reid.

I have always had a good relationship with Chuck Schumer. He is far smarter than Harry R and has the ability to get things done. Good news!

The Trump transition team did not immediately return a request for comment.

Kate Nocera is the managing editor for BuzzFeed’s Washington, DC bureau. Nocera is a recipient of the National Press Foundation's 2014 Dirksen Award for distinguished reporting on Congress.

Contact Kate Nocera at kate.nocera@buzzfeed.com.

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